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On Oct. 15 and 16, the NIU Figure Skating Team placed sixth of 13 teams at the Maize and Blue Intercollegiate Figure Skating Competition sanctioned by the U.S. Figure Skating Association and hosted by the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. This competition served as the first of the season, as the team hopes to...
Next May, NIU faculty, staff, students and alumni — along with fans and visitors from across the country — will experience the excitement and pageantry of a national championship tournament up close and in person when NIU and Rich Harvest Farms host the 2017 NCAA Golf Championships. For two weeks – May 19-24 for the...
What happened to the Ancient Maya, so well known from the monuments and cities preserved in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize and Honduras? Was there a collapse? David Webster, professor emeritus at Pennsylvania State University, will explore the archaeological evidence of lords and kings at the ancient Maya site of Copan, Honduras, to answer this question. Drawing...
NIU alumnus Derrick Strand (accountancy ’90), an organizational strategist and self-described “machete thinker,” will deliver a Jobs PLUS talk on “working effectively in teams” at 4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14, in the NIU Convocation Center. The event is open to all NIU students. “High-performing teams don’t ‘just happen’,” Strand says. A lot of work goes...
For the second consecutive season, NIUs men’s basketball Head Coach Mark Montgomery will host a monthly luncheon, Mondays With Monty, at Fanatico Cucina Italiana, 1215 Blackhawk Road, in DeKalb.  Each month, Montgomery will provide an in-depth update on Huskie men’s basketball while taking questions and interacting with Huskie fans in attendance. Coach Monty will be...
Are you the first person in your family attending college? If so, come meet other first-generation college students and enjoy hearing about important resources available to you at the “First Generation College Student Check-In,” from 6 to 7:15 p.m., Monday, Oct. 10, in the Stevenson North Lobby. There will be free refreshments, relaxation and therapy...
Alumni Scott Prestin and Rich Lenkov and legendary Bears linebacker Otis Wilson are part of a documentary team that has produced a documentary on the 1985 Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears, and WTTW-TV (PBS) will air a preview screening at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7. The film, “‘85: The Greatest Team in Pro Football History,” features Bears legends Mike...


DeKALB - The NIU women's soccer team opened up its fall training on Aug. 3 and after seven training sessions and two intrasquad scrimmages, the Huskies will test themselves in an exhibition match versus Drake Wednesday night in Des Moines, Iowa.


DeKALB - Continuity can be a good thing. For the NIU football program, it's been a good thing.


DEKALB, Ill. – The Northern Illinois University football team wrapped up its second day of fall practice under blue skies and brilliant sunshine at Huskie Stadium Tuesday afternoon.


DEKALB, Ill. – Northern Illinois University Director of Track and Field Connie Teaberry announced on Monday the addition of Phil Wollbrinck to the Huskie Track and Field staff as an assistant coach. Wollbrinck returns to NIU after previously working with the Huskies as a volunteer assistant in 2014-15.


DeKALB, Ill. – The 2016 Northern Illinois University Huskies took the football field for the first time Sunday afternoon at Huskie Stadium as training camp got underway with a 1:40 minute practice in helmets and shorts.
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